UW Medical Center - Northwest | Seattle Hospital

78%

Patients that would definitely recommend
8% higher than the national average


UW Medical Center - Northwest | Seattle Hospital is a medical facility located in Seattle, WA. This hospital has been recognized for Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™.

Awards

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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and pneumonia

Safety Ratings

How well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications

No events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure

2 ratings were worse than expected

1 rating was better than expected

  • Death following a serious complication after surgery

10 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Data Source

Patient Experience

Patient experience measures tell you how patients felt about the care they received at the hospital. These measures are based on the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

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73%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
4% higher than the national average

78%

Would definitely recommend
8% higher than the national average

UW Medical Center - Northwest | Seattle Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

Percent of patients who said that doctors always listened to them and explained things well

100%50%0%81%81%

Communication with nurses

Percent of patients who said that nurses always listened to them and explained things well

100%50%0%79%78%

Communication about medicines

Percent of patients who said that staff always explained medicines before giving them to patients

100%50%0%64%63%

Discharge Information

Percent of patients who said they were given information about recovering at home

100%50%0%89%84%

Care Transition

Percent of patients who said they understood their care needs when they left the hospital

100%50%0%56%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

Percent of patients who said they always received help quickly from hospital staff

100%50%0%67%66%

UW Medical Center - Northwest | Seattle Hospital

National Average

Quietness

Percent of patients who said the area around their rooms was always kept quiet at night

100%50%0%51%60%

Cleanliness

Percent of patients who said their room and bathroom were always kept clean

100%50%0%70%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

She literally saved my husband's life. A rare gem. The type of doctor you can only dream about. She goes above and beyond for her patients.

Nov 23 2020

Review for Dr. Larson

I recommend him to everybody who needs a doctor to diagnosing the pain not giving medicine or start surgery by guess. I found him very professional and real specialist. Thanks of him

Nov 21 2020

Review for Dr. Christal

He has been taking care of my father for a few years now and is always meticulous and good humored, and provides excellent care.

Marcia Rutan Nov 18 2020

Review for Dr. Krajina

Very responsive and professional.

Nov 17 2020

Review for Dr. Kim

The staff at Edmonds Ortho Ctr. from the reception staff to the doctors are absolutely amazing.

Jeff Nov 15 2020

Review for Dr. Christal

Location

UW Medical Center - Northwest | Seattle Hospital

1550 N 115th St, Seattle, WA 98133

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